Georgetown Hoyas visit Rutgers Scarlet Knights in college basketball clash
Georgetown Hoyas vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will try to cover the spread at Louis Brown Athletic Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Georgetown Hoyas in NCAA basketball action.
The Scarlet Knights sport records of 12-9 and 9-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hoyas have 16-4 and 9-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-9 for the Scarlet Knights and 8-8 for the Hoyas.
The Scarlet Knights were listed as 4-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Scarlet Knights sit at No. 93 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hoyas sit at No. 57 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hoyas will win this game 72-63.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hoyas is ranked No. 229 in NCAA hoops at 33.6 per game. Contrast that with Rutgers’s No. 166 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rutgers is the No. 292-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while Georgetown rates No. 246 at 5.4 per game.
Defensively, Georgetown features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 52 points per game. Rutgers, meanwhile, comes in at No. 214 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Georgetown was a 68-56 winner at home against St. John's. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. Georgetown earned a 68-56 victory over St. John's on Saturday, getting 16 points from Nate Lubick at Verizon Center.
Last time out for Rutgers, they were a 68-48 loser as they battled Louisville at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog. The Scarlet Knights were hammered by Louisville on Wednesday, losing by a 68-48 final at Louis Brown Athletic Center in college basketball betting action.
Georgetown Hoyas Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Marquette are 9-1
After playing St. John's are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Seton Hall are 3-7
After playing Louisville are 1-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Hoyas at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Rutgers
Georgetown is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Rutgers
Georgetown is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rutgers's last 5 games
Rutgers is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Rutgers's last 10 games when playing Georgetown
Rutgers is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Georgetown home to Marquette, Monday, February 11
Rutgers home to Seton Hall, Tuesday, February 12